Ethiopian Dam

Shoukry says meetings with Chinese, Russian, Indian counterparts explained Egypt's goals from Security Council session

Thu, 08 Jul 2021 - 01:39 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said his meetings and phone calls with his Chinese and Russian counterparts come as part of Egypt’s efforts to explain its position ahead of the Security Council session on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

Egypt, Sudan FMs coordinate action prior to Security Council session on Renaissance Dam

Thu, 08 Jul 2021 - 01:28 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met with his Sudanese counterpart Mariam Sadig al-Mahdy on Wednesday for further coordination ahead of the Security Council session on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

Sisi tells Congolese president Egypt only took GERD issue to Security Council due to Ethiopian 'intransigence,' fait accompli attempts

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 - 09:05 GMT

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi told his Congolese counterpart Felix Tshisekedi Wednesday that Egypt and Sudan took the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) issue to the Security Council because of Ethiopia’s intransigence and attempts to impose a fait accompli.

Kuwait supports internationalization of GERD issue, calls for resumptions of overseen negotiations

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 - 07:36 GMT

Kuwait has expressed support for Egypt and Sudan’s endeavors to contain the crisis of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), calling on the international community to intensify efforts alongside the African Union and Arab League to oversee negotiations between the two downstream countries and Ethiopia.

Intl' community to witness fairness of Egypt's cause at Security Council session, then Egypt will act as fitting

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 - 05:42 GMT

In less than a day, a Security Council session will adjudicate on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) as a mechanism to preserve international peace and security.

Soft loans offered to farmers in the form of smart irrigation devices to save water, increase yield

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 - 10:55 GMT

Soft loans are being offered to farmers to switch from flood to modern irrigation as part of protocols with national banks, head of the Irrigation Development Sector said Wednesday.

President Sisi, British PM discuss situation in Libya, Ethiopian dam

Thu, 18 Mar 2021 - 11:02 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el Sisi and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson discussed a number of regional issues, including the situation in Libya, as well as the developments in the Ethiopian dam crisis during a phone call, Tuesday.

Egypt's UN mission holds seminar on efforts to reach deal on Ethiopia's dam

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 - 12:04 GMT

The Egyptian mission to the United Nations in Geneva organized on Thursday a seminar to explain Egypt’s efforts to reach a deal on the disputed Ethiopian dam and preserve the interests of the concerned states.

US administration halts aid to Ethiopia over GERD dispute

Fri, 28 Aug 2020 - 12:37 GMT

The plan, which was approved by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, could suspend about $130 million from the aid.

Sisi, ministers discuss Ethiopian Dam issue ahead of US meeting

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 - 06:22 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Wednesday met with a number of ministers, to discuss the issue of the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) and other issues, including counter-terrorism efforts.

Sisi, Trump discuss Libyan crisis, Ethiopian Dam talks

Thu, 26 Dec 2019 - 07:01 GMT

Sisi affirmed Egypt’s support to the Libyan people’s will, in this regard, to achieve security and stability in the war-torn country, during his phone call with Trump.

GERD-lagging construction sees new delay due to work defects

Sat, 15 Dec 2018 - 03:24 GMT

Possible defects with the hydro-electrical plant’s equipment of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) will postpone its completion to the end of 2022.

Tripartite meeting on Ethiopian dam wraps up

Wed, 26 Sep 2018 - 10:29 GMT

The tripartite ministerial meeting on the Ethiopian dam grouping Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia, held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia over two days, wrapped up on Wednesday.

Egypt aspires to reach agreement with Sudan, Ethiopia on GERD

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 - 12:36 GMT

Egypt still has high hopes to reach a consensual agreement with Ethiopia and Sudan regarding Ethiopia’s controversial Renaissance Dam.

Ethiopian PM's visit to Cairo aims to salvage GERD talks

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 - 07:21 GMT

Amid ongoing disagreement between Cairo and Addis Ababa over the Ethiopian Grand Renaissance Dam (EGRD), Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn.